Colin Kaepernick will be honorary captain of Michigan football

It’s not uncommon for college teams to invite former NFL stars to their spring games to serve as honorary captains. But inviting someone who has never taken a picture for school? It’s new.

But that’s what Michigan football is doing, as former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will serve as honorary captain at Saturday’s Maize and Blue Spring Game, the school announced via Twitter on Wednesday.